Louisville-based KFC has recruited Rob Lowe as its newest actor to play a version of the brand's founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Lowe will help KFC roll out its new spicy Zinger sandwiches in a theme of being out of this world.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—As its various brands struggle in the U.S. to grow same-restaurant sales, Yum Brands [NYSE:YUM] now has to cope with another issue. News has leaked that the Yum's China spinoff has stalled.
CNBC's finance guru and co-founder of The Street Jim Cramer speaks with Popeyes CEO Cheryl Bachelder. Popeyes chief alchemist shows how the franchise system can spin chicken into pure gold with same store sales in the double digits!
"Open 24 hours," shines a KFC sign in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. Photo/Steigerwald28
LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced that Taco Bell's CEO Greg Creed will become its chief executive officer on the first day of 2015. Yum's sitting chairman and chief executive officer David C. Novak will then become executive chairman.
Worldwide protests against major franchise fast food chains took place in over 30 countries on May 15. The protests first began in New York at the end of 2012 and are being heavily promoted by the Service Employees International Union (S.E.I.U.).